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Lockheed Martin Wins Japanese Sea-Based Missile Defense Capability Contract

Lockheed Martin, Moorestown, NJ: Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $124 million, three- year contract for Japanese Foreign Military Sales Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Weapon System engineering development. The contract provides the Aegis BMD Weapon System upgrades for the […]

Successful Missile Test Firings from F-111 Aircraft

Australian Department of Defence, Two missiles have been successfully fired from an F-111 aircraft at the Woomera Test Range in South Australia, Defence Minister Robert Hill announced today.   “The firings are the first for an AGM-142E missile in the region […]

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System Successfully Tracks Targets During Test

US Missile Defense Agency, Air Force Lt. General Henry “Trey” Obering, Missile Defense Agency director, announced that the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Radar, integrated with the THAAD command, control, battle management and communications system, acquired and tracked two […]

Joint Common Missile Successfully Completes Key Design Review

Lockheed Martin, ORLANDO: Lockheed Martin's Joint Common Missile program successfully completed its system- level Preliminary Design Review (PDR) on June 30. The PDR culminates the design review process under Phase 1 of the System Design and Development (SDD) program and […]

India rules out accepting U.S. missile defense system

AFP/Agencies, New Dehli: India ruled out accepting a missile defense system from the United States. “There is no question of accepting (a) missile shield from anyone,” Defense Minister Pranab Mukherjee told a news conference in reply to a question. “What […]

Russia Will Equip Iranian Subs with Missiles

http://www.kommersant.com/page.asp?id=588627, Yesterday the Second International Naval Show (IMDS-2005) finished its work in St. Petersburg. During its course there were negotiations about new shipments of naval military equipment to China and Mexico, and about the refurbishing Iranian submarines. On the show […]

More SM-3 Block IA Standard Missiles For Japanese Navy

US Defense Security Cooperation Agency, On 29 June 2005, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan of nine SM-3 Block IA Standard missiles with MK 21 Mod 2 canisters, as well as […]

Norway: Successful NSM Missile Test

Kongsberg Gruppen, Today Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace conducted yet another successful test firing of the NSM (Naval Strike Missile) in France.   The missile followed a sophisticated flight path, featuring a number of sharp turns and height and velocity shifts before […]

Joint Common Missile Successful In Controlled Test Vehicle Flight

Lockheed Martin, ORLANDO: Lockheed Martin has successfully performed the first test flight of the Joint Common Missile (JCM) Controlled Test Vehicle (CTV-1) at China Lake, CA, marking the first time the JCM has flown using a production-like rocket motor.   The […]

Ukrain urged to probe alledged cruise missile sales to Iran

AFP/Agencies, Japan said it has urged Ukraine to investigate the alleged smuggling of Kh55 cruise missiles to Iran and China between 2000 and 2001, according to AFP.“The agency has information that during 2000-2001 the cruise missiles were illegally exported from […]

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